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High Noon
Dick Dreiling
Rocketdyne Nevada Field Laboratory
Virtual Program. Register: https://events.washoecountylibrary.us/event/9655586

Nevada Historical Society presents High Noon with Neal Cobb, a wonderful history series that delves into fascinating Nevada topics with local experts. Neal Cobb is a passionate historian and honorary curator for the Nevada Historical Society. He loves all things, Nevada. Join Neal Cobb and our monthly speakers as we explore interesting topics and join in the audience conversations.

Exhaust view, Rocketdyne in Sparks. Marilyn Newton photo, RGJ.
Exhaust view, Rocketdyne in Sparks. Marilyn Newton photo, RGJ.

This fascinating program will share a little-known story of how the local Reno-Sparks area contributed to the space race and the landing on the moon. The program will showcase official Rocketdyne photographs.

February Speaker: Dick Dreiling

Dick has been a resident of the Truckee Meadows since 1947, except for a 30-year career in the US Navy. Dick is a 1956 Graduate of Reno

Dick Dreiling
Dick Dreiling

high School. He began collecting Postage Stamps in 1948 and is a member of the Nevada Stamp Study Society, the only stamp club north of Las Vegas since 1975. Dick has been fascinated with postcards and began collecting Reno, Sparks, Carson City, and Virginia City since 1999.

Dick has been a volunteer with the Sparks Heritage Museum for over 20 years. He has fulfilled many roles during this time from serving as Front Desk Greeter, Tour and Train Guide and has held many positions on the Board of Trustees. Dick is currently serving as the Board Secretary.

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02/16/2023 12:00:0002/16/2023 13:30:00America/Los_AngelesHigh Noon – Rocketdyne NevadaHigh Noon Dick Dreiling Rocketdyne Nevada Field Laboratory Virtual Program. Register: https://events.washoecountylibrary.us/event/9655586 Nevada Historical Society presents High Noon with Neal Cobb, a wonderful history series that delves into fascinating Nevada topics with local experts. Neal Cobb is a passionate historian and honorary curator for the Nevada Historical Society. He loves all things, Nevada. Join Neal Cobb and our monthly speakers as we explore interesting topics and join in the audience conversations. [caption id="attachment_6907" align="alignleft" width="300"]Exhaust view, Rocketdyne in Sparks. Marilyn Newton photo, RGJ. Exhaust view, Rocketdyne in Sparks. Marilyn Newton photo, RGJ.[/caption] This fascinating program will share a little-known story of how the local Reno-Sparks area contributed to the space race and the landing on the moon. The program will showcase official Rocketdyne photographs. February Speaker: Dick Dreiling Dick has been a resident of the Truckee Meadows since 1947, except for a 30-year career in the US Navy. Dick is a 1956 Graduate of Reno [caption id="attachment_6915" align="alignright" width="146"]Dick Dreiling Dick Dreiling[/caption] high School. He began collecting Postage Stamps in 1948 and is a member of the Nevada Stamp Study Society, the only stamp club north of Las Vegas since 1975. Dick has been fascinated with postcards and began collecting Reno, Sparks, Carson City, and Virginia City since 1999. Dick has been a volunteer with the Sparks Heritage Museum for over 20 years. He has fulfilled many roles during this time from serving as Front Desk Greeter, Tour and Train Guide and has held many positions on the Board of Trustees. Dick is currently serving as the Board Secretary.Reno, NV
Event StartsEvent Ends
02/16/202302/16/2023
All Day Event
12:00pm1:30pm